Captivating Imagery: Pittsburgh Wedding Photographer and Professional Photography Services

Pittsburgh Wedding: Immaculate Heart of Mary and University Club

Pittsburgh is such a beautiful city to be married in and that Molly and Vivek planned such a stunning wedding here is no surprise! But one unexpected treat about photographing their wedding day was their ceremony at the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Polish Hill. I’ve always driven by the huge dome when going from the Strip to Oakland and wondered what it looked like inside. And after seeing it in all it’s glory, I think this church is another hidden gem in the long list of beautiful churches in our city.

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In-Home Family Portrait Session

I just had the pleasure of photographing a family I’ve come to know through our church and let me tell you, these kids charmed my socks off! Kudos to Mom and Dad on raising three sweethearts. Just had to share the sweetness with you!

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We had them lay down on a white blanket and they were so funny trying to smile with their eyes open under the bright sky.

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This last one will be fun one day when this cutie pie is all grown up and his mama can tease him about this spontaneous pose!

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Happy to be Back to Work!

After more than a year of taking a break from my photography business, I’m glad to announce that I’m available again to photograph babies, kiddos and their families! I’ve made some changes in the structure and pricing of my sessions as well as limiting my availability to Saturdays and Sundays. And I’m also excited to be photographing weddings again. As part of an effort to accommodate the needs of my family, I’ll be shooting weddings exclusively for George Street Photography!

To catch you up on what I’ve been up to over the last year or so, here is a photo from my youngest’s first birthday! What a blessing this time has been!


Thank you for visiting!

At this time, Captivating Imagery is no longer booking sessions so that Kate can focus her energy on her growing family. If it’s God’s will for her to return to work as a portrait photographer some day down the road, this site will be one of the first places to reflect that update. Many thanks to everyone for seven years of documenting your precious memories!

Precious Newborn Photos: Baby Arianna

Meet Baby Arianna, a little sweetheart who fell asleep during her session and made my job so much fun! I photographed her parents for their maternity session just a month earlier.

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Have you heard the phrase “like shooting fish in a barrel”? That’s how I’d describe this session.

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Her mom found alphabet blocks with Hebrew characters so that she could spell her name.

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Here she is in her crib. These images are great to give a sense of scale so after she’s a few months old, it’s nice to see how tiny she once was.

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She even slept while her dog, Max, was looking over her.

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And here’s a brief moment where she woke up while her mama was preparing her a bottle. Look at those bright eyes!

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And here’s a shot with her mama.

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And one with her dada.

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And the whole family!

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Congratulations to Ronnie and Brad! What a beautiful family you have!